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Amari and the Night Brothers – B.B. Alston

Blurb:Quinton Peters was the golden boy of the Rosewood low-income housing projects, receiving full scholarship offers to two different Ivy League schools. When he mysteriously goes missing, his little sister, 13-year-old Amari Peters, can’t understand why it’s not a bigger deal. Why isn’t his story all over the news? And why do the police automatically… Continue reading Amari and the Night Brothers – B.B. Alston

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Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Blurb: The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili’s world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer. When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambili’s father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live… Continue reading Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie